Financial Repression 101:
What you need to know to help protect your portfolio
Since 2008, deficit spending has ballooned as the U.S. government rescued failing financial institutions and tried to rekindle growth with both tax cuts and stimulus spending. As long-term public debt has reached unprecedented levels, investors have begun to question how those obligations will be resolved.
Six tried-and-true principles for any investor
As investors, it's important that we never stop learning because markets never stop changing. But having a firm grasp of some investing fundamentals can help you set realistic goals and stick to your financial plan.
The professionals at Allianz Global Investors have compiled this set of time-tested investing principals which they've used to guide their success.
Do you know why you aren't saving enough for your future?
"Only 1 out of 10 Americans are saving enough for their retirement," reports Shlomo Benartzi, Chief Behavioral Economist of the Allianz Global Investors Center for Behavioral Finance. The other 9 out of 10 either can't or aren't saving enough for their retirement needs.
If you're part of that 90%, and most of us are, the question is simple — why aren't we saving enough? — but the answer is often more complicated.